The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 25 m
2 h 41 m
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Of the 13 buses that leave Marseille for Nice every day 13 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||98 miles (158 km)|
|Average coach duration||2 h 25 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£6 (€7)|
|Coach frequency||8 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there are 5 direct coaches a day|
|Coach companies||Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus, Alsa, Eurolines France, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | Autocar|
Coaches from Marseille to Nice cover the 98 miles (158 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 25 min with our travel partners like Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus, Alsa, Eurolines France, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | Autocar. Normally, there are 8 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £4, but the average price of coach tickets is £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Marseille-St-Charles and arrive in Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2).
You can travel by coach between Marseille and Nice with Alsa, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus for as low as £4. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Alsa is the main provier of coach travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK coach operator National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of coaches with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal coach with free WiFi, toilets, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium coaches provide more luxurious services when travelling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other coach tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Marseille to Nice coach information with FlixBus:
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French coach provider from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French car sharing service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long coach journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one cabin bag and up to two hold bags.
Coach information from Marseille to Nice with BlaBlaCar Bus:
There are around seven buses from Marseille to Nice each day, including weekends. The services run directly and usually last just under three hours.
The journey time for bus from Marseille to Nice can vary depending on the time of day. The quickest service usually lasts around 2 hours and 40 minutes, and the longest can take up to 3 hours and 15 minutes. The longest services are usually on the road during rush hour, at about 5:00 p.m., while the fastest services depart around mid-morning.
There are usually around seven services per day, on weekdays and at weekends, although this number may be reduced on Sundays and national holidays. The first bus of the day leaves at around 9:30 a.m., with buses then leaving every few hours throughout the morning and afternoon until the early evening. The last bus of the day departs at approximately 9:15 p.m. There are no overnight services.
Departure bus station: Bus from Marseille to Nice depart from Gare de Marseille Saint-Charles Bus Station. The bus station is the largest in the city and is next to the main train station. It is around one mile from the city centre, which can be reached on foot or by metro, which leaves every six minutes during the day. The bus station shares amenities with the train station, which include shops, restaurants, toilets, and WiFi.
Arrival bus station: Bus from Marseille arrive at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport Bus Station. Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is located 4.4 miles from Nice city centre which can be reached by train in 20 minutes. The airport has many shops and restaurants, toilets, and a post office.
All of the bus from Marseille to Nice are provided by BlaBlaBus. All of their services run directly with no changes.
All of the BlaBlaBus services between Marseille and Nice run directly, without any changes. The fastest journey time is 2 hours and 40 minutes, while the longest is three hours and 15 minutes.
BlaBlaBus allows each passenger to bring two pieces of hand luggage and two pieces of larger luggage to stow in the hold, and anyone travelling with a child can also bring a pram or pushchair. All luggage except pushchairs must have a maximum dimension of 200cm (length+width+depth) and must not weigh over 23 kg. In addition to a suitcase, one of your pieces of luggage can be a musical instrument, folding bicycle, or sports equipment. All luggage must be clearly labelled with your name, address, and phone number, and larger items must be properly wrapped and protected.
BlaBlaBus does not allow any pets on board except for assistance dogs, and if you're travelling with an assistance dog you should let them know in advance or when you book. Their buses do not have first-class seating areas but all of them are equipped with extra facilities including free WiFi, USB charging ports, virtual maps, and toilets.
If travellers are travelling with a child aged between 0-3, then travellers must bring their own car seat when travelling with BlaBlaBus. They cannot provide car seats and babies and toddlers are not permitted to travel without one. Although it is not mandatory, BlaBlaBus also recommend that guests bring a booster seat for children aged 3-12 years old. Children and babies are entitled to discounted ticket fares, so if the child is under the age of two travellers will receive a 50% discount on the child's ticket, and if they are between 2-12 years they will receive a 25% discount.
Disabled passengers should contact BlaBlaBus via their customer service helpline at least 36 hours before they travel. All of BlaBlaCar's coaches are equipped to accommodate wheelchair users, but they may have limited spaces on board so it's important to book in advance. Most BlaBlaBus vehicles will store fold-up wheelchairs in the hold but they may have restrictions on the size and style of wheelchair that you wish you travel with.
There are a few coach stations in Marseille to start your route from including Marseille, Gare Saint-Charles, Marseille, Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles and Marseille, Gare St. Charles. In Nice you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2), Nice, Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur (Terminal 1) and Nice, TGV.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Marseille-St-Charles and arrive in Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2).
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Marseille-St-Charles, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre of Marseille.
The most popular arrival coach station, Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2), is located 5.3 miles (8.5 km) away from the city centre of Nice.
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